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  • News: What is Facebook Messages?

    Back in November 2010, Facebook announced plans for a 'social inbox' – a place that would serve as a hub for all communications that people use online or via mobile phones, ranging from text messages and chat messages to email messages, too. As Facebook begins releasing Message to more and more users, we take a look at what you need to know before you use the service.

  • News: 10 tips: how to get online, anywhere

    If you're a regular when it comes to working on the go, then you'll probably have experienced the frustration when it's impossible to find an internet connection, whether it's through a 3G dongle, or even your smartphone. Here are 10 road-tested tips for getting your work done by any internet connection necessary.

  • News: The Top 10 Tech Scares of the Decade

    The dawn of the new millennium prompted fears about the future, but so far reality has not quite matched the predictions of catastrophe.Here's a look back at the past decade, and ten of the most terrifying tech scares.

  • News: iPad and rival tablets blunt PC shipments

    Tablets PCs, including Apple's iPad, are taking a toll on an already battered PC market.

  • News: Windows on verge of dipping below 90% share

    Windows is on the verge of dropping below 90 percent market share, with smartphones and tablets posing an increasingly serious threat to Microsoft's dominance of the operating system market.

  • News: Man 'stole nude photos from women's email'

    A California man has pleaded guilty to charges that he broke into the email accounts of thousands of women, scouring them for nude photos that he then posted to the internet.

  • News: Analysis: Who'd want to buy MySpace?

    Myspace's CEO, Mike Jones (not the rapper) has confirmed he's ready to sell the company if the right offer comes along. The news broke in a report published by Bloomberg and follows web-wide rumours of a sale that have been building all week.

  • News: Parental control software fails on Web 2.0 sites

    A survey by the European Commission has found that parental control programs aimed at keeping children safe online do not function well with Web 2.0 sites, smartphones or games consoles.

  • News: Intel celebrates best year in its history

    Intel has announced it finished fiscal 2010 with profit and revenue gains in the fourth quarter, and predicted a strong fiscal year 2011.

  • News: Hannstar president indicted over LCD price fixing

    The US Department of Justice indicted the president of Taiwanese display maker HannStar, making him the 22nd executive to be charged in an ongoing investigation into price fixing in the LCD industry.

  • News: Taiwan develops face-recognition vending machine

    Government-funded researchers in Taiwan have developed a vending machine that recommends purchases based on people's faces, one of the inventors said on Friday.

  • News: Poll: 30% dissatisfied by online Xmas shopping

    In a PC Advisor poll of 1,622 visitors to the site, 30.9 percent of respondents said they were not satisfied by their online Christmas shopping experience, because the deliveries were late.

  • News: The Games Of 2011: Volume 1

    The first part of PC Advisor's indispensable guide to the most important games of 2011

  • News: Google pays record bounty for Chrome bug

    Google has patched 16 vulnerabilities in Chrome, including one that netted the researcher who reported it a record $3,133.

  • News: Over 40 market towns to get super-fast broadband

    BT has published a list of over 40 market towns that will be offered super-fast broadband next year.

  • News: India gets access to consumer BlackBerry messages

    Research In Motion has given mobile carriers in India the ability to intercept email and instant messages from BlackBerry consumer services if requested by the government, according to a customer update from the company.

  • News: Apple releases IOS 4.3 beta for developers

    Apple has released a new beta of iOS to developers.

  • News: Shazam joines forces with Spotify

    Music recognition service Shazam has joined forces with Spotify to ensure users of Shazam's free and paid-for apps can listen to a track they've tagged in full via the Swedish music streaming site.

  • News: News Corp considering options for MySpace

    News Corp, which owns MySpace, has revealed it is considering a sale, merger or even spinoff of the social network.

  • News: Facebook, Google, Yahoo commit to 'World IPv6 Day'

    Several of the internet's most popular websites - including Facebook, Google and Yahoo - have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol known as IPv4.

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